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Tenosynovectomy How is it performed?

Posted by Jason Pollizzi on 8/08/04 at 06:12 (157191)


I am interested in knowing how a physcian performs a tenosynovectomy on tendons for tendonitis? Will this cause more infllmartion to the area?

Thank you

Re: Tenosynovectomy How is it performed?

Ed Davis,DPM on 8/08/04 at 13:31 (157203)

The doc basically strips the dieseased tissue from around the tendon. If the tendon is stripped bare, then adhesions can form afterwards. Agressive PT may be needed to prevent that.